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Head of a Figure (Dogū)

Period:
Final Jōmon period (ca. 1000–300 B.C.) or later
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Earthenware with incised and cord-marked designs
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); D. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.194
Not on view
Inscription: Single box- inscribed on paper on outside of lid: Jomon clay figure; head excavated at Iwate-gun, Iwate Prefecture
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